Birmingham / Bromsgrove training centres

Summary

Summary

We have two training centres in Bromsgrove. If you’re attending a course here, we’ll confirm which centre it’s being held at in your joining instructions. Please call us if you need to know before then.

Our Bromsgrove centres are easily accessible from the M5 (J4 or J5) and M42 (J1) motorways. Both centres offer:

  • Free car parking and corporate rates for accommodation.
  • Free-of-charge taxi service from and back to Birmingham City Centre for all scheduled courses.

Holiday Inn centre

  • Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove B61 9AB
  • Permanent training facility in 4* hotel.
  • Bromsgrove train station: 2 miles. Birmingham airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 01527 834783.

Saxon Business Park centre

  • 6 West Court, Saxon Business Park, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove B60 4AD
  • Bromsgrove train station: 3 miles. Birmingham airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 01527 834787.
Directions — Holiday Inn

Directions — Holiday Inn

Car

Directions from M5

  1. Leave the M5 at Junction 5 and take the A38 towards Bromsgrove. It is 4.8 miles from here to the Holiday Inn.
  2. Follow the A38 for approximately 2.3 miles, passing the following milestones:
    – Immediately on your left: McDonalds.
    – 1.1 miles: Roundabout, with Webb’s Garden Centre on your left.
    – 1.4 miles: Swan pub on left.
  3. At the roundabout in front of you, branch left onto Worcester Road (B4094).
  4. Continue onto Rock Hill (B4091).
  5. When you reach a mini-roundabout, proceed straight on onto Worcester Road (B4091).
  6. As you approach Bromsgrove Town Centre, the road bends left and you will see a roundabout in front of you. At this roundabout, take the first exit onto the Kidderminster Road (A448).
  7. The Holiday Inn is approximately ½ mile away on the left.

Directions from M42

  1. Leave the M42 at Junction 1. At the roundabout take the A38 towards Bromsgrove. It is 3.3 miles from here to the Holiday Inn.
  2. Follow the A38 for approximately 1.4 miles, passing the following milestones:
    – 0.5 miles: set of traffic lights.
    – 1.0 miles: mini-roundabout.
    – 1.2 miles: Bromsgrove golf course on left.
  3. After 1½ miles, you reach a major roundabout. Turn right onto Stratford Road (A448).
  4. After ¾ Mile, you reach a crossroads with traffic lights. Turn left onto Market Street (A448).
  5. Proceed for ½ mile until you see a roundabout in front of you. At this roundabout, take the first exit onto Kidderminster Road (A448).
  6. The Holiday Inn is approximately ½ mile away on the left.

Car parking

Ample free car parking is available.

Train

The local station is Bromsgrove, which is 2 miles away. If you’d like to arrange to have a taxi meet you at the train station, numbers of local taxi companies are 01527 570707 and 01527 832595.

Disabled Access

Full disabled access is available.

Air

Birmingham Airport is approximately 20 miles away, and there is usually a plentiful supply of ‘Black Cab’ taxis outside the airport.

Directions — Saxon Business Park

Directions — Saxon Business Park

Car

Directions from M5

  1. Leave the M5 at Junction 5 and take the A38 towards Bromsgrove. It is 4 miles to our training centre from here.
  2. Follow the A38 for approximately 2½ miles, passing the following milestones:
    – Immediately on your left: McDonalds.
    – 1.1 miles: Roundabout, with Webb’s Garden Centre on your left.
    – 1.4 miles: Swan pub on left.
    – 2.3 miles: roundabout. (At this roundabout, you must branch right to remain on the A38.)
  3. Soon after the roundabout you will arrive at a set of traffic lights with the Hanbury Turn pub on your right. Turn right onto the B4091, Hanbury Road.
  4. Follow the B4091. Just under a mile later you will go under a railway bridge, pass the Navigation Inn on the left and then pass over a canal bridge. Shortly afterwards you will see Harris Business Park on the right hand side. Saxon Business Park is a further 50 yards, also on the right hand side.
  5. Soon after driving into Saxon Business Park, you will come to a small crossroads. Proceed straight over.
  6. As you drive forward you come to a T-junction, with our office directly in front of you. To get to our office entrance, turn right at the T junction, and then first left and first left again.

Directions from M42

  1. Leave the M42 at Junction 1. At the roundabout take the A38 towards Bromsgrove. It is 5 miles to our training centre from here.
  2. Follow the A38 for approximately 3.4 miles, passing the following milestones:
    – 0.5 miles: set of traffic lights.
    – 1.0 miles: mini-roundabout.
    – 1.2 miles: Bromsgrove golf course on left.
    – 1.4 miles: roundabout, crossed by the A448.
    – 1.8 miles: traffic lights.
    – 2.4 miles: traffic lights, with KFC on your right.
    – 2.8 miles: roundabout, with Morrisons supermarket on your left.
    – 3 miles: mini-roundabout. (At this roundabout, you must branch right to remain on the A38.)
  3. Approximately half a mile past Morrisons you arrive at a set of traffic lights with the Hanbury Turn pub in front of you. Turn left onto the B4091, Hanbury Road.
  4. Follow the B4091. Just under a mile later you will go under a railway bridge, pass the Navigation Inn on the left and then pass over a canal bridge. Shortly afterwards you will see Harris Business Park on the right hand side. Saxon Business Park is a further 50 yards, also on the right hand side.
  5. Soon after driving into Saxon Business Park, you will come to a small crossroads. Proceed straight over.
  6. As you drive forward you come to a T-junction, with our office directly in front of you. To get to our office entrance, turn right at the T junction, and then first left and first left again.

Car parking

Ample free car parking is available.

Train

The local station is Bromsgrove, which is 4 miles away. If you’d like to arrange to have a taxi meet you at the train station, numbers of local taxi companies are 01527 570707 and 01527 832595.

Local taxis

Gold N Black – 01527 570707
Bill’s Taxis – 01527 832595

Disabled Access

Full disabled access is available.

Air

Birmingham Airport is approximately 25 miles away, and there is usually a plentiful supply of ‘Black Cab’ taxis outside the airport.

Free taxi service from Birmingham City Centre

Free taxi service from Birmingham City Centre

We offer a free taxi service from Birmingham City Centre to our Bromsgrove training venues for all scheduled courses.

The taxi leaves Birmingham City Centre at 8.30am each morning, and returns at 5.30pm (approx.) at the end of the day. The pick-up point is in front of The Mailbox complex:

To book the taxi, please call 01527 834783 or email training@armada.co.uk at least three working days before your course starts.

Directions to taxi from New Street Station

  1. Leave New Street Station at the exit on the corner of Stephenson Street and Navigation Street:

    It takes around 5 minutes to walk from here.
  2. Turn left and walk along Navigation Street:
  3. When you reach the crossroads, continue straight on. Shortly afterwards, you will reach a car park with a red mesh exterior on your right-hand side. At this point you will be able to see the Mailbox building, also red, in front of you on your left:
  4. Continue straight on, walking underneath the flyover. As you pass under the flyover you will see the pickup point in front of you.Here’s a map of your route (A to B):
Accommodation

Accommodation

Course delegates can book a double room (double, twin or sole occupancy) at our agreed corporate rate, currently £85 inc. VAT. This includes:

  • Full English breakfast, Wi-Fi, use of revive Health Club and car parking.
  • Cancellation up to 4pm on the day of arrival.

Call the hotel’s central booking service on 0871 942 9142, press 1 for reservations and mention you’re attending training at Armada. Please note:

  • On occasions a lower rate may be generally available, in which case you may want to book your room outside of the agreement Armada has with the Holiday Inn. If doing so, check that the lower rate is inclusive of breakfast and late cancellation terms.
  • In peak periods the hotel may not be able to offer the rate of £85, in which case they will offer Armada’s visitors their best available rate.

The Holiday Inn is 3½ miles from our Saxon Business Park centre. For further details, see www.hi-birminghambromsgrove.co.uk.

Other local accommodation

The Crown at Wychbold (2 miles from our Holiday Inn centre, 4 miles from our Saxon Business Park centre).

Premier Inn – Bromsgrove South (2½ miles from both the Holiday Inn and Saxon Business Park).

Travelodge at Bromsgrove (next to Bromsgrove train station, 3 miles from the Holiday Inn and 2 miles from Saxon Business Park).

Premier Inn – Bromsgrove Central (4 miles from the Holiday Inn and 2½ miles from Saxon Business Park).

Manor Hill House (4 miles from the Holiday Inn and 3 miles from Saxon Business Park).

Travelodge at Droitwich (4½ miles from the Holiday Inn and 5 miles from Saxon Business Park).

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